Evaluation of Streptomyces spp. for biological control of Sclerotium root and stem rot and Ralstonia wilt of chili pepper

The objective of this study was to screen Streptomyces spp. for biological control of root and stem rot (Sclerotium rolfsii) and bacterial wilt (Ralstonia solanacearum), the very destructive diseases of chili pepper in Thailand. About 265 isolates of Streptomyces spp. were tested for their inhibitory effects on S. rolfsii mycelial growth on dual culture… (More)